Healthy Parks Healthy People
The East Bay Regional Park District is a leader in the Healthy Parks, Healthy People (HPHP) United States initiative, working to reintegrate human, environmental and ecological health into the mission of public parks. As the largest regional park district in the nation, the District has worked closely with the U.S. National Parks Service, national and regional park industry member agencies and other global organizers to promote the use of parks as a pathway to health. Through the HPHP program, the District is working on many fronts to support public health.
~ Healthy Parks Healthy People Fact Sheet
> HPHP Event Flyer
> HPHP Aviador del acontecimiento (en español)
Join the 2013 Trails Challenge! The self-guided, self-paced hiking program is free to residents of Alameda and Contra Costa County. Register online and download your guide to hikes in 20 East Bay Regional Parks. Visit the Regional Parks Foundation web site to register today!
Regional Parks naturalists and recreation staff lead a number of programs such as bike rides, fun birdwatching, and healthful hikes of varying lengths and levels of difficulty for people of all ages. Participation will help you stay healthy, and you will see more of your Regional Parks with a naturalist as your guide! Find Activities!
12 Motion Minute videos featuring: Joan Buchanan, Tom Torlakson, Loni Hancock, Nancy Skinner, George Miller, Michael Levy, Bob Coomber, Wendy Tokuda, Miranda Wilson, Doug McConnell, Lorrie Sullenberger and Dr. Amanda Calhoun.
Healthy Parks Healthy People - YouTube Channel
Abraham goes to the Little Farm at Tilden Regional Park
Award-Winning Get Active! Video by Teens Dan Aki & Allan Yeh
NBC Bay Area reporter Doug McConnell shows us why taking in the wonder of Mother Nature can have long lasting health benefits. Watch the Video.
Healthy Parks Healthy People Bay Area (HPHP Bay Area) was conceived in 2012 by the Institute at the Golden Gate in partnership with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) to mobilize local organizations in the parks and medical communities to join the movement to connect parks and health.
Commit to get fit and discover the wonders of the Regional Parks including hikes, children’s programs, nature stories, volunteer opportunities and much more. Sign up for our monthly online newsletter today.